KBRwyle Japan: Facilities Engineer Specialist, APS-4 in COLUMBIA, Maryland

Japan: Facilities Engineer Specialist, APS-4


This position is located at the Sagami Army Depot near Tokyo, Japan

The Facility Engineering Specialist will comply with all applicable safety and environmental regulations, local safety policies, and KBRwyle’s Zero Harm program. Contractor Facility Engineering Specialist shall serve as contractor resident facility engineer expert with facility matters related to supporting AFSBn-NEA total facility requirements, (existing, planned, needed) for equipment maintenance, supply warehousing functions, office, administrative areas, and road and rail grid within all AFSBn-NEA/APS-4 locations; makes site study of operation, machine, and/or facility to obtain first-hand information of local conditions and limitations that would affect design; prepares scope of work,design and drawings.With information in mind conceives ideas of design that are practical, economical and efficient to accomplish objectives; reviews contractor’s proposals and drawings to verify technical acceptability in regards toscope of work, method of execution, identification of tasks. Based on professional engineering knowledge, skills and abilities, evaluates scope, drawings, and projected period of performance; envisions sequence of work and coordinates this with the functional operations of the various AFSBn-NEA/APS-4 activities; conducts site visits to inspect construction work; exercises surveillance to assure that the contractor is conducting sufficient control of operations to produce work in conformance with plans and specifications; reviews contractor reports and test results for completeness and accuracy; receives samples and specifications of material and equipment to be used for the projects and assures that the components meet requirements as to grade, composition, dimensions, consistency, value, or other characteristics; notes any deficiencies and brings to the attention of the contractor for correction; reports to the contracting officer recurring deficiencies in the contractor’s work; monitors that inspection is continuous during the process of construction, that there is close scrutiny and measurement of workmanship or materials, based upon a thorough knowledge of contract specifications, and commonly accepted trade practices; determines the degree of tolerance to be granted within the intent of the plans and specifications; makes compromises within the intent of the plans and specifications; recommends that payment be withheld when work is not satisfactory; spot checks contractor operations for compliance with applicable labor laws and regulations; conducts labor compliance checks; coordinates construction operations with using activities, other contractors, state and federal agencies, railroad and utility companies to avoid any interruption to their work; determines acceptability of scheduling work methods and substitute material; maintains close liaison with using organization, contractors and subcontractors to ensure changes or modifications meet requirements; maintains an up to date spread sheet of all open service and work orders, any outstanding service and work orders shall be included in a facility monthly status report; tracks all construction progress and report status to the Battalion Command Group through a monthly Command and Staff (CAS) slide deck; all project files and engineering reports shall be maintained in a comprehensive engineering file located on the U.S Government shared file; reports all project deficiencies to the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for corrective action. Performs other duties as assigned within the scope of facilities civil engineering services and/or Program Manager


  • BS degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial preferred) from a fully accredited US college or university) with at least five years of journeyman-level practice in Facility Engineering. Experience to include, but not limited to, developing facility engineering projects and alternative solutions, developing and reviewing design specifications and SOWs, preparing cost estimates, reviewing/validating cost proposals, and developing appropriate facility requirements for components of each project.

  • In lieu of formal course work, minimum of ten years of experience working with the US Army in Facility Engineering, Facility Management or Construction management. Experience shall include but not limited to, working with the Corps of Engineers to develop facility engineering projects, finding facility solutions that address unique mission requirements, developing and reviewing design specifications and statements of work, reviewing bid proposals for technical acceptance.

  • Previous experience in developing and implementing facility programs on projects of similar size and complexity is needed.

  • Ability to compile data for reports and presentations.

  • Shall possess familiarity with various environmental regulation regimes and codes, workplace safety, military regulations, and the legal requirements of both the US and the host nation.

  • Possess a valid State Motor Vehicle Operator License.

  • Strong written and oral communication.

  • Abilities in Korean and/or Japanese languages are a ‘plus’, but not required.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with a valid U.S. Passport.

  • Ability to provide documentation to qualify as US EXPAT Invited Contractor Status and SOFA Visa IAW USFK 700-19 Regulation.

  • Ability to obtain an active Secret Clearance is mandatory.

  • Required to pass initial and periodic drug screening.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job: Facilities

Primary Location: US-US-MD-COLUMBIA

Req ID: 1059816